Broncos 1st-round pick Shane Ray signs contract

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Shane Ray, Denver's first-round draft pick, has signed his rookie contract, worth approximately $9 million over four years. It includes a signing bonus of nearly $5 million.

Ray practiced with the Broncos for the first time Monday, taking part in on-field individual drills for the first time since sustaining a turf toe injury five months ago.

A linebacker from Missouri, Ray was considered a top-15 pick in the draft but slipped to No. 23 after being cited for marijuana possession that week.

Tight end Jeff Heuerman, a third-round pick from Ohio State, is the only unsigned member of the Broncos' draft class. He's recovering from an operation to repair a torn left ACL, which he suffered at the Broncos' rookie minicamp.

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